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Patrick White Foundation Offering Scholarships

The Patrick White Foundation will be offering scholarships in memory of Patrick White to the high school class of 2022. If you are interested please send an e-mail requesting information to: ptwfoundation7@comcast.net.

QUINCY VOTES! co-founders Maggie McKee (left) and Liz Speakman (right) say the newly formed group will strive to increase civic engagement and turnout in future local elections and has five working groups: voter education and engagement, voter registration, community building, data, and youth. Quincy Votes! is non-partisan and will not be endorsing candidates in future campaigns, the founders said.           Quincy Sun Photo/Robert Bosworth

Quincy Votes! Group Aims To Increase Turnout, Civic Engagement; Announce Logo Contest

By SCOTT JACKSON Last fall, fewer than 17 percent of Quincy’s registered voters went to the polls in a municipal election that included contested City Council and School Committee races. A new group formed following the election hopes to change that. Liz Speakman, who ran for School Committee last year, and Maggie McKee, a volunteer … Read more

Brad Croall In Need Of Kidney Donor

By SCOTT JACKSON Lori Croall said her husband, Brad Croall, a former city councillor, has always lived a healthy and active lifestyle, and it came as a complete surprise when he was diagnosed with chronic kidney disease last spring. Brad Croall, now age 42, represented Ward 2 on the City Council for a decade before … Read more

Local Group Aims To Open New Hospital In Quincy

By SCOTT JACKSON A local group led by the former chief of surgery at the now-closed Quincy Medical Center hopes to open a new acute-care hospital within the city. Steward Health Care, a for-profit company, closed most of the hospital on Whitwell Street in 2014. The company kept the emergency room on site open as … Read more

FoxRock Removes Residential Units From Ross Lot Plans

By SCOTT JACKSON FoxRock Properties no longer plans to include any residential units in its proposed development on the former Ross Lot in Quincy Center. The company will also no longer seek permission to construct a 20-story building on site. In September, FoxRock went before the Planning Board with a proposal to construct a 150,000-square-foot … Read more